John Boyne - The House Of Special Purpose
Apr 23 2013 8:00 pm
As he did with the Holocaust in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and the First World War in The Absolutist, Boyne in his seventh novel dips into the sweep of 20th -century historical events and comes up with a richly evocative story told in a mesmerizing voice. Narrated by Georgy in 1981, the book chronicles the Russian Revolution, Georgy's unexpected role in it, his escape to England, and his late-life return to the scenes of his youth.
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